The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.11% 1.65% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 21.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 13.68% 7.69% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 32
Average salary £27,000 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.00% +58.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Essex

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

DNS
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Colchester region.

DNS Salary Trend in Colchester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
3 4 (44.44%) CCSE
3 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
3 4 (44.44%) Infoblox
3 4 (44.44%) Imperva
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) DMVPN
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) NetScreen
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) DMVPN
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) NetScreen
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) FTP
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Network Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) CCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
2 4 (44.44%) Infoblox
2 4 (44.44%) Imperva
2 4 (44.44%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Veritas
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) Sophos